German literature and culture 1 [Cognomi M-Z] (2016/2017)

Course code
4S002904
Name of lecturer
Chiara Conterno
Coordinator
Chiara Conterno
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/13 - GERMAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II SEMESTRE dal Feb 27, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at introducing German literature and culture of the 20th century, by means of the analysis of some of the most important works.

Syllabus

Bibliography:

- A. Schnitzler, Der Weg ins Freie, Frankfurt a.M., Fischer, 1990.
- Th. Mann, Der Tod in Venedig, Frankfurt a.M., Fischer, 1992.
- E. Canetti, Die gerettete Zunge, Frankfurt a.M., Fischer, 1977.
- M. Frisch, Homo Faber. Ein Bericht, Frankfurt A.M., Suhrkamp, 1977.
- Anton Reininger, La letteratura tedesca dal Settecento ai nostri giorni, Torino, Rosenberg & Sellier, 2005.

- Alcune lezioni verteranno sulle amicizie tra intellettuali durante la Prima Guerra Mondiale.
- Una scelta di poesie (Gottfried Benn, Nelly Sachs, Paul Celan, Ingeborg Bachmann, Durs Grünbein) sarà messa a disposizione in forma di fotocopie.


A scelta lo studente dovrà portare all’esame uno di questi testi:
- Franz Kafka, Die Verwandlung, Stuttgart, Reclam, 2013. Reclam XL – Text und Kontext.
- H. v. Hofmannsthal, Der Schwierige, Frankfurt am Main, Fischer, 1994.
- B. Brecht, Die Dreigroschenoper, Frankfurt am Main, Suhrkamp, 2009.
- P. Weiss, Die Ermittlung, Frankfurt am Main, Suhrkamp, 2010.

Assessment methods and criteria

The oral examination can be carried out in both German and Italian.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017